Technical Director - AI & Gameplay Systems

Posted: about 2 months
Programming
Full-Time
Created by Monsters. Built for gamers.™

Truly Likeable Monsters (TLM), is a world-class video game company focused on development for some of the biggest games in the industry. Our mission is to break down barriers in the video game industry and make game tech available to all game developers regardless of size.

We are looking for good humans with incredible talent to make great games. 


TLM



Position Summary: Technical Director - Ai & Gameplay Systems

  • Must have AAA game development experience - at least three (3) shipped titles
  • 100% Remote position & other cool benefits
  • Working with an international team on AA or AAA games in an Unreal Studio 
  • As a Technical Director - AI, you are a subject matter expert for other engineers to rely upon
  • You have mastered gameplay systems and particularly AI, as well as SDK development supporting your area(s) of expertise 
  • You will lead a group of senior and mid-level engineers in building robust gameplay and AI for customer projects as well as TLM’s own internal IP
  • You will work with the Head of Technology to define the future of AI & Gameplay, define  architecture, plan, development and review
  • A hands on leader and mentor to engineers, team leadership, and technical leads
  • A trusted advisor to the CTO and other executive staff, comfortable interacting with C- level executives
  • Facilitate communication between clients, internal teams/management, and individual contributors
  • Full-time, 100% remote
  • Best-in-class benefits & work flexibility
  • Reports to: Head of Technology

Responsibilities
  • Manage teams of engineers working on multiple different customer facing projects
  • Work with the other technical directors and studio leadership developing code for global development projects
  • Design new cutting edge AI architectures as well as contribute to the designs of other systems
  • Support production teams to manage feature breakdown, estimates, technical risks and mitigation
  • Interface between Client partners and TLM Partners
  • Interface with other departments providing development, documentation, influence strategy and overall direction 
  • Learning is one of our core values, as such, mentor others within your team and/or across departments
  • Lead from a place of mentorship, teaching, and career progression

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Minimum 10+ years of game development experience, including on recent Microsoft and/or Sony consoles
  • Expertise in Artificial Intelligence and gameplay techniques
  • Experience managing teams of software developers
  • Strong C/C++, optimization and debugging skills
  • Familiarity with current and next console SDKs, Steam, Epic Game Store,
  • Well-versed in PC and Console game development techniques and best practices
  • Great with lateral thinking and motivation to work independently and on a team as well as the ability to work directly with teams across multiple territories and time zones
  • Ability to create and maintain technical documentation from the beginning of a project through completion
  • Dedication, teamwork and professionalism
  • Great interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications
  • 15+ years experience in the games industry 
  • 8+ years of experience leading teams
  • Previous experience in the role of Technical Director, Director of Engineering, or similarly leveled positions
  • Systems and Network Engineering a plus
  • Familiarity with common game industry tools & middleware
  • Expertise in Analytics, Mathematics, Physics, or Graphics a plus
  • Experience working within Microsoft, Sony, EA, Take Two, and utilizing publishers best practices a bonus
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About TLM

TLM is a world-class digital entertainment company comprising 3 divisions dedicated to breaking down barriers in the video game industry. Our first…TLM Partners is our professional services team of developers that boasts ‘follow the sun’ development work that includes best-in-class crossplay technology, middleware, physics, engine-level tools, and more! Secondly, TLM Labs is the center of our company where new game technologies are being developed and documented daily. TLM Games is our very own development studio where we create our own games using the very technology we created for our AAA partners.

Created by Monsters. Built for gamers.™


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